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Sellers: Watch out for These 8 Easy-To-Make Listing Mistakes

Sellers: Did you know that there are eight simple things you can do to sabotage your home sale? During a recent Facebook Live interview, I shared a countdown of things so that you don’t fall for these easy-to-make mistakes. There are actually many more ways you can compromise your listing success, but today we’ll be examining just a few of the most common pitfalls. For convenience’s sake, I’ve provided timestamps below so you can skip around to the sections in the video above that interest you most:

2:01 - Mistake No. 8: Ego.

3:55 - Mistake No. 7: Ignoring maintenance issues.

5:18 - Mistake No. 6: Ignoring the backyard.

5:43 - Mistake No. 5: Neglecting to declutter.

6:25 - Mistake No. 4: Refusing to make obvious repairs.

6:59 - Mistake No. 3: Using lousy photos.

7:45 - Mistake No. 2: Pricing incorrectly.

8:35 - Mistake No. 1: Selling "For Sale By Owner" (FSBO).

11:25 - The best first step if you’re thinking of listing, and how to contact our team.

If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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